Action folded to Sergey Rybachenko in the small blind and he limped in. 2001 World Series of Poker Main Event champion Carlos Mortensen raised to 27,000 from the big blind and Rybachenko called to see the flop heads up.
The flop came down and Rybachenko checked to Mortensen. The former Main Event winner fired 30,000 and Rybachenko made the call.
Fourth street was the and Rybachenko checked again. Mortensen bet 54,000 this time. Rybachenko check-raised all in and had Mortensen covered. Mortensen quickly called and tabled the for the nut Broadway straight. Rybachenko held the and could only chop if a king fell on the river.
The river completed the board with the , but that didn't help Rybachenko at all. Mortensen was all in for 272,000 total on the turn and Rybachenko sent over the chips, dropping back to 290,000 in the process. Mortensen moved to 667,000.